Wade Roush, Technology Review's senior editor and San Francisco bureau chief, is working on a long cover story about something he calls continuous computing. To try out some of his ideas, he has created a blog on the subject. Have...
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Editor in Chief and Publisher
I'm the editor in chief and the publisher of MIT Technology Review. That means I direct the editorial, platform development, and general business strategy of the company's digital and print publications, as well as our events.
Before joining MIT Technology Review in 2004, I was the editor in chief of a now-vanished biotechnology magazine I founded. Between 1996 and 2002, I was the editor of Red Herring magazine, which the Wall Street Journal called the "bible of the dot.com boom." I grew up on a farm in Northern California, where my mother raised game birds for the restaurants of San Francisco, but I was educated in England, at Harrow School and Oxford University. Consequently, my accent wanders alarmingly.
Jason Pontin's Stories
5.13.2005 UPDATE: This story has been altered to note that I commissioned "Carly's Way," Michelle Delio's story about an unnamed Hewlett Packard executive. On Monday, Wired News published an investigation by Adam Penenberg into the reporting of Michelle Delio (pictured),...
Victorian ladies and gentlemen of a literary bent sometimes kept what they called a "commonplace book." Into a commonplace book went cuttings from journals and newspapers, scraps of prose or poetry that struck the compiler as relevant to her interests,...
The Rules of Innovation
Spooked by terrorist attacks, the U.S. is devoting much of its R&D to defense and homeland security.
On Jared Diamond's Collapse.
Financiers remain disinclined to invest in truly innovative technologies.
When technology appropriates the transcendental it becomes science fiction.
Notes on the redesign of Technology Review. What have we done?
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